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Common Caws for Sustainability Podcast

Common Caws for Sustainability Podcast

By UWB/CC Sustainability Offices
Sustainability is a core concept and value of the University of Washington Bothell/Cascadia College campus. This podcast showcases sustainability efforts and solutions for our planet and society - from students, staff, and faculty!
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Intro and Meet the Hosts - Environmental Ethics and Education Ep.1
Hosts Camille and Ben introduce their miniseries, Environmental Ethics and Approaches to Education, and highlight the main points that will be discussed in each episode. They explain the importance of their two topics and how they relate to one another. They also discuss how they became interested in sustainability and what led them to their individual topics. Contact us at sclassen@cascadia.edu or uwbsust@uw.edu Follow Campus Sustainability Offices:on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
16:13
September 26, 2022
Food Sustainability - Earth We're Just Livining in It - Ep. 2 part 2 (Miniseries)
Christy and Vivian introduce the importance of food agriculture and benefits of self-planting in our communities. They interview Cherry Liu, the Beacon Food Forest Outreach Coordinator, who describes more in depth about the history of farming and how she began working for the Beacon Food Forest. Cherry describes how individuals should opt for local food sources and self-farming for fresh produce rather than big supermarket companies. Urban farming organizations to follow in the Seattle area: Black Star Farmers @blackstarfarmers Black Farmers Collective (Yes Farm) @blackfarmerscollective Salsa de la Vida @salsadelavida Danny Woo Community Garden @dannywoogarden ACRS Farm @acrsnews Percussion Farms @percussionfarms Nurturing Roots Farm @nurturingrootsfarm Cherry's Cottage @cherryscottage Rural farms in WA to follow: Kamayan Farm-Ariana de Lena, Filipina-owned farm in Carnation @kamayanfarm Small Axe Farm, Black-led farm in Sammamish @blackfarmerscollective Sweet Hollow Farm-Vero Vergara, multiracial queer worker-owned cooperative farm in Woodinville @sweethollowfarm Good Rain Farm-Michelle Weeks, Indigenous-led farm in Camas @goodrainfarm. Asian American-owned farms in the US to follow: Farmer Mai-Mai Nguyen (Sebastopol, CA) Namu Farm-Krystyn Leach (San Francisco, CA) Shao Shan Farm-Scott Chang-Fleeman (Bolinas, CA) Electronic Resources: "Hope in a Changing Climate" by Dr. John D. Liu, about reversing desertification: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLdNhZ6kAzo&t=124s Leah Penniman, keynote address on ancestral farming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvQJP8QP-Ng&t=116s The Indigenous Science of Permaculture: https://www.kcet.org/shows/tending-nature/the-indigenous-science-of-permaculture?fbclid=IwAR3yxc-GbWxDEWDFjMHBQshGh81NjsbaZdgZ3WHmLxHh-H_WOx-LsxFLmWU Asian American farmers: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/young-asian-americans-turn-farming-means-cultural-reclamation-n1072036 Contact us at uwbsust@uw.edu or bas@cascadia.edu. Cherry’s contact: cherry@foodforest.ngo Beacon Food Forest: https://beaconfoodforest.org/volunteer https://beaconfoodforest.org/ Follow Campus Sustainability Offices:on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
38:32
March 30, 2022
Food sustainability - Earth, We're Just Living in It - Ep. 2 Part 1 (Miniseries)
Christy and Vivian talk about the importance of food insecurity, and what the Kodiak Cave provides for the Cascadia Campus.  They interview Kim Jones, the operations manager of the Kodiak Cave Food Resource Center.  Kim covered that the Kodiak Cave focuses on the stigma of food insecurity and the efforts and needs students have.  Many students may resist using a ‘food pantry’, as being food insecure is often looked down up in our modern society. Links: kodiakcave.wordpress.com/recipes https://kodiakcave.wordpress.com/videos-2/ https://kodiakcave.wordpress.com/blog/ Instagram: Cascadia_Kodiaks YouTube: Cascadia Student Life Contact us at uwbsust@uw.edu or bas@cascadia.edu. Follow Campus Sustainability Offices: on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
25:56
March 09, 2022
Main: EERC at St. Edwards - Ep. 8
Stephan welcomes the new co-host, Kristen, to the show!  This episode covers sustainability work, what UW Bothell is working on, and introducing the new EERC Program Manager!  Learn about when the EERC will open in St. Edward State Park, and how students will be able to get involved! Learn more about the EERC: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWB.EERC Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uwb.eerc/ Contact us at sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow Campus Sustainability Offices:on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
24:11
February 23, 2022
Living in the Pandemic - Earth We're Just Living in It Ep. 1 part 2 (Miniseries)
Hosts Christy and Vivian interview Jo Blue with the UWB/Cascadia Health and Wellness Resource Center (HAWRC).  This episode covers how we choose to improve our mental health, and resources the campus offers people for all types of health.  Jo introduces the services that the HAWRC can provide to both Cascadia and UWB students, including the husky pantry.  Vivian and Christy share some of their experiences on their challenges and resources as students  when facing the pandemic. HAWRC website: uwb.edu/arc/hawrc Services are open to students of both Cascadia and UW Bothell Contact us at uwbsust@uw.edu or bas@cascadia.edu. Follow Campus Sustainability Offices:on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
32:02
February 02, 2022
Living in the Pandemic - Earth We're Just Living in It Ep. 1 part 1 (Miniseries)
The first episode of “Earth We’re just Living in It” Miniseries, covers struggles and hardships from the pandemic.  Hosts Christy and Vivian introduce their own stories, and what many students had to adapt about through changing to online classes, and managing lockdowns. They talk about navigating through the pandemic with topics like:  family concerns and illness, new hobbies learned, and school pressures and job challenges. Christy also talks about learning a new skill and how this could become a side career.  This episode introduces what this miniseries will cover, with a health studies lens on sustainability. Contact us at uwbsust@uw.edu or bas@cascadia.edu. Follow Campus Sustainability Offices:on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
22:29
January 12, 2022
The Future of Transportation - Transportation in a Sustainable Style - Ep.4 (Mini-Series)
In this final episode of the mini-series Transportation in a Sustainable Style, our hosts Connor and Leo discuss the future of transportation in Washington and how the state can act as a leader when it comes to sustainable methods of transportation. To dive deeper into this subject, they interviewed Dongho Chang, a city traffic engineer for the city of Seattle. Learn more about the Seattle Department of Transportation: https://www.seattle.gov/transportation Learn more about the Link Lightrail expansion plan: https://www.soundtransit.org/system-expansion Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu and sclassen@cascadia.edu Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our website at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
36:19
December 27, 2021
Green Vehicles - Transportation in a Sustainable Style - Ep.3 (Mini-Series)
In this episode of Transportation in a Sustainable Style, our hosts Connor and Leo discuss what we can learn from green vehicles and how a clean vehicle policy in Washington can create a more sustainable future. To learn more about the topic, they interviewed Jay Donnaway, president of the Seattle Electric Vehicle Association (SEVA). Learn more about SEVA: https://www.seattleeva.org/wp/ Learn more about Washington’s electric vehicle plan and why it was vetoed: https://bit.ly/2030ElectricPlan Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu and sclassen@cascadia.edu Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our website at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
35:21
December 08, 2021
Transportation Impacts on Health and Well-Being - Transportation in a Sustainable Style (Mini-Series) - Ep. 2
In the second episode of Transportation in a Sustainable Style, Connor and Leo explore how different methods of transportation can impact our individual health and well-being. They interviewed Tamara Schmautz, president of the Cascade Bicycle Club, to learn more about how biking can be a healthy form of transportation for us and the planet. Learn more about Cascade Bicycle Club: https://cascade.org/ Learn more about UW Bothell and Cascadia Bike Access: https://bit.ly/BikingServices Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our website at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
35:04
November 10, 2021
Main: Bulk Buying - Ep. 7
Our main podcast series gets to connect with Scoop Marketplace and the Founder/CEO, Stephanie Lentz!  Scoop is a sustainable bulk produce and zero waste store, with two locations, in Kirkland and Renton, WA! Hosts Alexa and Stephan get to chat about the awesome products Scoop sells, how they push into zero waste ideas, and some of the future cool plans the store will showcase!  Website: https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scoopmarketplace   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scoopmarketplace/  Sustainability report and tracking: https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/pages/sustainability   Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow Campus Sustainability Offices on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner 
44:06
October 27, 2021
Sustainable Transportation at a University Campus - Transportation in a Sustainable Style - Ep.1 (Mini-Series)
In this first episode of Transportation in a Sustainable Style, our hosts Connor and Leo discuss what can be done to improve student transportation options on college campuses, specifically the UW Bothell and Cascadia campuses. To learn more, they interviewed Martin Arroyo, the Director of Transportation Services at UW Bothell. Learn more about UW Bothell transportation services: https://www.uwb.edu/facility/commuter-services Learn more about Cascadia College commuter services: https://www.cascadia.edu/commuter-services.aspx Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our website at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
36:36
October 06, 2021
Main: Edible Food Spaces - Common Caws for Sustainability - Ep6
Our main podcast series serves up a slice of history of our campus, covering the food growing areas! Join hosts Stephan and Alexa for a delicious interview with Grounds Lead Tyson Kemper on a journey through the Campus Farm, Food Forest, and how vital it is that students and the public learn about food growing locally! You can learn more about the food forest and fruit and berries that grow there on Cascadia’s Integrate It! Blog: https://cascadiaupdates.wordpress.com/cascadias-cornucopia-and-the-campus-grounds/ Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
51:13
July 05, 2021
Our Sustainability Story - Climate Change is Happening. Now What? (Mini-Series) - Episode 8
In the final episode of the "Climate Change is Happening. Now What?" Mini-series Cami and Miguel ask each other questions and reflect on the experience of putting the show together as they look back on past episodes and hear more from previous guests about their professional and sustainability journeys. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu.  Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia  Check out our website at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
59:29
June 09, 2021
Main: CCUWBee Research Initiative - Common Caws for Sustainability - Ep5
Our main podcast series introduces our citizen science research project and bee committee: the CCUWBee Research Initiative. As a Bee Campus USA Affiliate, bees are important to our campus, and our team works to support their populations.  Stephan and Alexa speak with Eailani Escalara and Kristen Attebery from the CCUWBee Research Initiative to share information how the campus community can get involved with bee research and support native pollinators in our area. Bees and pollinators are vital to our ecosystem and food production, and CCUWBee researches Washington State’s native bees right on our Bothell campus for both Cascadia College and UW Bothell.   https://ccuwbee.wixsite.com/researchinitiative  https://www.xerces.org/ https://beecityusa.org/ Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu.  Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia  Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp  Image art by Sarah Blechner
53:23
June 02, 2021
Activism and Campus Involvement - Sustainable Living - Ep. 11 (Mini-Series)
In this episode of Sustainable Living, our hosts Noah and Emily talk about how to be more active with actions in your community and government, and interview the main series hosts of Common Caws for Sustainability, Alexa Russo, the UW Bothell Sustainability Coordinator, and Stephan Classen, the Cascadia College Assistant Director of Sustainable Practices on their programs on campus, and how you can get involved!   For more information, contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
30:35
May 31, 2021
The Power of Participating in Government - Climate Change is Happening. Now What? -Ep7 (Mini-Series)
In episode six, we have a conversation with four activists that are doing impressive work on climate change as members of different interest groups who remind us that there is power when we participate in government.  Learn more about these groups: 350 Eastside - www.350eastside.org Oceana - www.oceana.org People for Climate Action - www.peopleforclimateaction.org Shift Zero - www.shiftzero.org Sierra Club - www.sierraclub.org Sustainability Ambassadors - www.sustainabilityambassadors.org Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility - www.wpsr.org Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu.  Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our website at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
55:14
May 24, 2021
Sustainable Outdoor Recreation - Sustainable Living - Ep10 (Mini-Series)
In this episode of Sustainable Living, our hosts Noah and Emily talk about sustainable outdoor recreation, and interview leaders Ryan and Stasia from the Washington Trail Association!  Learn about both how to sustainably enjoy the outdoors in our state, and simple ways to enjoy outdoor parks, trails, and hiking in our area, how to get involved helping keep our trails clean, and be a good trail steward! Washington Trails Association Website: www.wta.org For more information, contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
30:35
May 12, 2021
Sustainable Energy & Water Consumption - Sustainable Living - Ep8 (Mini-Series)
In this episode of Sustainable Living, our hosts Noah and Emily talk about water saving techniques, and ways to reduce energy consumption.  They also interview Patrick Nugent from Solar Washington, about solar panels, concerns about installation, and why solar energy is a viable and important energy source for our future!   For more information, contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
26:49
May 05, 2021
Wastewater Treatment - Climate Change is Happening. Now What? - Ep5 (Mini-Series)
In episode five, we speak with Kristin from the Brightwater Treatment Plant in Woodinville to discuss the issues that come with wastewater treatment and learn about the common and unique steps taken to transform our wastewater to reusable water. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our website at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
44:03
April 28, 2021
Eating Sustainably (Part 2) - Climate Change is Happening. Now What? x Sustainable Living - (Mini-Series Cross-Over)
In Part 2 of this episode of Sustainable Living, Noah, Emily, Cami and Miguel (hosts of the Climate Change is Happening. Now What? miniseries) continue their conversation about sustainable eating. We talk about different eating philosophies and some unconventional methods of getting food. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu.  Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia  Check out our websites usb.edu/sustainability or Cascadia.edu/bassp  Image art by Sarah Blechner Disclaimer - Opinions expressed in this podcast are the perspectives of the hosts themselves and do not necessarily represent the values and ideas of the college/university. 
26:23
April 19, 2021
Eating Sustainably (Part 1) - Sustainable Living x Climate Change is Happening. Now What? - (Mini-Series Cross-Over)
In Part 1 of this cross-over episode, Noah and Emily (hosts of the Sustainable Living mini-series) are joined by Cami and Miguel (hosts of the Climate Change is Happening. Now What? mini-series) to talk about how our food choices have an impact on the food system, different farming methods, and sustainable food solutions.  Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu.  Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia  Check out our websites usb.edu/sustainability or Cascadia.edu/bassp - Image art by Sarah Blechner Sources:  See what is in season where you live www.seasonalfoodguide.org/  Vegan Resources:  www.worldofvegan.com Disclaimer - Opinions expressed in this podcast are the perspectives of the hosts themselves and do not necessarily represent the values and ideas of the college/university.
30:47
April 12, 2021
Main: Earth Week & Community Reads - Common Caws for Sustainability - Ep3
Our main podcast series focuses on campus Earth Week! This Earth Day series of events is mostly online in 2021, and features film showings, zero waste events, health and sustainability events, and our next Climate Change Dialog – discussing sustainable food systems! Alexa and Stephan are joined by some of the campus librarians, talking about the Community Reads program, and this year’s focus on Environmental Justice, with Spring quarter talking about food as well! It’s making us hungry!   Earth Week events can be found at: https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/uwbccearthweek2021/home  Community Reads program information can be found at: https://guides.lib.uw.edu/bothell/communityreads/sp21  Zine from Fall 2020: https://digital.lib.washington.edu/researchworks/handle/1773/46683 Octavia's Parables podcast: https://anchor.fm/oparables/    TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/ron_finley_a_guerrilla_gardener_in_south_central_la  Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu.  Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia  Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp  Image art by Sarah Blechner
32:52
April 07, 2021
Business Sustainability - Climate Change is Happening. Now What? - Ep4 (Mini-Series)
In episode four, we discuss what makes a business sustainable, take a look at some sustainability efforts from two of Washington's biggest businesses, and see how sustainability-oriented businesses differ from the rest.  Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia - Check out our websites at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
32:02
March 31, 2021
Food Waste & Composting - Sustainable Living - Ep6 (Mini-series)
In this episode of Sustainable Living, our hosts Noah and Emily talk about ways we can reduce our food waste, and how we can use our food waste to sustainably compost at home.  Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
20:33
March 22, 2021
E-Waste featuring E-Cycle Washington - Sustainable Living - Ep5 (Mini-series)
In this week's episode of Sustainable Living, our hosts Noah and Emily talk about e-waste. How has e-waste become such a huge environmental issue, and what are some solutions to e-waste? This episode also features an interview with two representatives from E-Cycle Washington, an electronics recycling program managed by the Washington State Department of Ecology. Resources mentioned in this episode: E-Cycle Washington: https://ecology.wa.gov/Waste-Toxics/Reducing-recycling-waste/Electronics-E-Cycle ifixit: https://www.ifixit.com/ Gazelle: https://www.gazelle.com/ OfferUp: https://offerup.com/ Epeat: https://epeat.net/ Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
42:08
March 17, 2021
Early Education - Climate Change is Happening. Now What? Ep3 (Mini-Series)
"Climate Change is happening. Now what?" Episode three is focused on the importance of good science education in young people for a sustainable society. We focus on Friends of North Creek Forest as an example of a good program that teaches science through child-led hands-on learning. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites at uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Learn more about FNCF at https://www.friendsnorthcreekforest.org/ Image art by Sarah Blechner
30:12
March 15, 2021
Main: In the Wetland - Common Caws for Sustainability - Ep2, Part 2
Our main podcast series continues with Part 2 of Episode 2. Our campus wetland is one of the most successful restoration projects for wetlands on the west coast of the U.S., and in this episode, we hear first-hand from those who were and still are instrumental in its creation and management.  Join Alexa and Stephan in the second part of the interview with Dr. Warren Gold, and listen to their interview with the two wetland managers on the grounds team, Chris Mangialardi and Gabe Barnes. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu.  Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia  Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp  Image art by Sarah Blechner
50:17
March 01, 2021
Household Waste Reduction and Supporting Sustainable Brands- Sustainable Living - Ep4 (Mini-series)
In this week's episode of Sustainable Living, our hosts Noah and Emily talk about ways we can reduce our household waste, and where to find sustainable, low-waste products. This episode also features an interview with Jacob Huskey, University of Washington alumnus and founder of Enweave, an online marketplace for eco-friendly products. (Interview is at 19:42) Resources mentioned in this episode: Enweave: https://enweave.org/ EarthHero: https://earthhero.com/ Eco-collective: https://www.ecocollective.com/ Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
37:38
February 22, 2021
Intentional Communities - Climate Change is Happening. Now What? - Ep2 (Mini-Series)
Our Mini-Series, ‘Climate Change is Happening. Now What?’ hosted by Cami and Miguel, is a conversation about the future of sustainability; discussing the mitigation and adaptation strategies that are already taking place in our community toward the creation of a better future. In this inspirational episode, a panel of five people from the local intentional community Songaia discuss the model they use for observing and running their community and some lessons we can take learn from them that we can apply to our own lives. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
43:13
February 18, 2021
Sustainable Apparel - Sustainable Living - Ep3 (Mini-series)
In this week’s episode of Sustainable Living,  our hosts Noah and Emily talk about ways we can make sustainable choices when it comes to our clothes. They discuss the sustainability of common fabrics, how to make your clothes last longer, how to find sustainable clothing brands, and how to sustainably get rid of old clothes. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
30:44
February 10, 2021
Main: Restorative Adaptation with Warren Gold - Common Caws for Sustainability - Ep2 - Part 1
Our core series kicks off a two-part episode talking with some of the most influential voices on the Bothell Campus who work in and helped build our 58-acre restored wetland. Alexa and Stephan are joined in this episode by Professor Warren Gold, who was an instrumental member in advising, design, and planning of the creation of the North Creek Wetland, and he shares with us some of the history, challenges, and developments of its creation. The interview continues in the next episode, Episode 2 Part 2. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
44:09
February 03, 2021
Secondhand Shopping - Sustainable Living - Ep2 (Mini-series)
In this week’s episode of Sustainable Living, our hosts Noah and Emily discuss the global fast fashion industry’s detrimental effects on the environment, and how buying secondhand clothing and necessities can alleviate the environmental impact of our consumption. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
29:60
February 01, 2021
Living With Wildfires - Climate Change is Happening. Now What? - Ep1 (Mini-Series)
Our mini-series, ‘Climate Change is Happening. Now What?,’ hosted by Cami & Miguel, is a conversation about the future of sustainability; discussing the mitigation and adaptation strategies that are already taking place in our community toward the creation of a better future. In this episode, Cami and Miguel talk with two Department of Natural Resources (DNR) experts that share with us the work they are doing year-round to help Washington take on the challenge of Living with Wildfires.  Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp DNR Resources: Youtube: Washington State Department of Natural Resources IG: washDNR To track wildfires:  https://www.dnr.wa.gov/Wildfires Image art by Sarah Blechner
43:60
January 28, 2021
Sustainable Living Introduction - Sustainable Living - Ep1 (Mini-Series)
Our mini-series hosts of ‘Sustainable Living’, Noah and Emily, talk about what sustainable living means to them as students. They discuss their original experiences with sustainability, the changes due to the pandemic, and how important it is to make sustainable choices in an unsustainable world. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu. Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
17:57
January 25, 2021
Main: Campus History and Campus Sustainability Common 'Cawses' - Common Caws for Sustainability - Ep1
The UW Bothell/Cascadia College campus has a rich history spanning from original indigenous lands, to a European logging town, a cattle ranch, and now its present-day higher education campus. The Bothell campus has a strong commitment to sustainability and features a wide variety of sustainability attributes including our 58-acres of restored wetland which houses North Creek, a salmon-baring tributary to the Puget Sound. Our first episode introduces the campus sustainability offices, as well as the crowning jewel of campus and its services to the campus community. Contact us at arusso45@uw.edu or sclassen@cascadia.edu.  Follow us on Instagram @uwbsustainability or @sustainabilityatcascadia Check out our websites uwb.edu/sustainability or cascadia.edu/bassp Image art by Sarah Blechner
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